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Police

The airport police are responsible for law enforcement at Salt Lake City International Airport. This includes close cooperation with various federal, state and local agencies. The department is not a part of Salt Lake City Police Department, though they share some functions, such as evidence and record-keeping. The Airport Police Department is a separate organization exclusively serving the airport, which is a department of Salt Lake City Corporation.

Airport police officers support federal security directives and initiatives, airline security programs and passenger screening, enforce airport rules and regulations on the airfield and within secured areas, and assist with traffic and crowd control.

The Department is headed by a chief, assisted by a captain and two lieutenants. There are a number of specialty sections including: patrol (including bicycle patrol), detectives, K-9 explosive detection teams, SWAT, EOD and training.

Contact

Phone: (801) 575-2405 for emergencies
              (801) 575-2470 for business matters
     Fax: (801) 575-2645
airport.police@slcgov.com

Address
P.O. Box 145550
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114

Investigations: (801) 575-2907

Complaints: (801) 575-2905

For Record request information, including police reports, see: http://www.slcairport.com/grama.asp
Requests for records, including police reports, may be made at: AirportRecords@slcgov.com

For any questions relating to GRAMA or records requests, please contact:
Chelsea Birtcher
Salt Lake City Department of Airports
Post Office Box 145550
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5550
Telephone: 801.575.2926
Facsimile: 801.575.2041
Chelsea.Birtcher@slcgov.com

Click here to view the Outside Work Policy.

Employment Information

We appreciate your interest in becoming an airport police officer. When a job opening is posted you will be able to find it on the Salt Lake City's web page at www.slcgov.com. Applications are not accepted until a job is posted and all applications are to be submitted electronically, so please monitor the city web page as follows:

  1. Go to www.slcgov.com
  2. Under the header "Salt Lake City Quick Start," click on "Jobs Center"
  3. Click on "Current City Job Openings"
  4. Look for "Airport Police Officer"

 

If the job title listed above is not on the list, an application is not available. Once the job is listed, follow the prompts to complete the online application. Normally a job opening/testing process is advertised for four to six weeks on the web as well as in the local newspapers.

If you have additional questions, please contact:

Lieutenant John Larson
Salt Lake City Department of Airports
Phone: (801) 575-2863
Fax: (801) 575-2560
airport.police@slcgov.com

Medical Assistance

Medical Information

To summon medical assistance dial (801) 575-2911 or 0 on a white paging phone.

Security Screening

SLCIA Security

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